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Treatment Reduces Symptoms in Syndrome That Causes Extreme Light Sensitivity

A novel synthetic hormone that makes certain skin cells produce more melanin significantly increases pain-free sun exposure in people with erythropoietic protoporphyria, a rare, genetic disorder resulting in excruciating pain within minutes of sun...
1-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT

New Epigenetic Mechanism Revealed in Brain Cells

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered that histones are steadily replaced in brain cells throughout life
1-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Human Brain May Contain a Map for Social Navigation

The brain region that helps people tell whether an object is near or far may also guide how emotionally close they feel to others and how they rank them socially, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and...
1-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Names Environmental Health Laboratory to Honor the Late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg

Leaders from the Mount Sinai Health System formally dedicated the Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory, named in recognition of the late Senator’s tireless efforts to address children’s environmental health...
24-Jun-2015 2:30 PM EDT

Annual Low-Dose CT Screening Safe and Reliable for Identifying Pre-Cancers

An annual exam using a key imaging technology could spare patients with lung nodules from unnecessary tests and surgery.
23-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Opens New Practice in Bayside, Queens


New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) is extending its high-quality care in the New York City metropolitan area by opening a new center for otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat or ENT care), audiology (hearing care), and ophthalmology...
23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth L. Davis, MD, Featured at 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival

The future of health care delivery, new frontiers in addiction research and the science of caring for Ebola patients are among the topics to be explored by leaders from the Mount Sinai Health System during the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival, to be held...
23-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH Appointed Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai

Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH was appointed Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
19-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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Dr. Kenneth Davis, MD, President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System, on King v. Burwell

25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

June is Cataract Awareness Month

To observe Cataract Awareness Month in June, ophthalmologists from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) and The Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) – both part of the Mount Sinai Health System – are offering prevention tips and raising...
8-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Mount Sinai is hoping to arm men with tips to stay healthy and live longer
3-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Identifying Speech and Hearing Problems Early May Prevent Future Losses

To mark Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, Mount Sinai Health System experts are sharing tips and tools that identify and prevent speech, voice, and hearing impairments. Such impairments affect 43 million Americans.
1-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Stroke Warning Signs and Treatment

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain (ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts (hemorrhagic stroke).
27-Apr-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Skin Cancer Tips and Patient Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives.
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts and Patients Share Their Tips and Stories for Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®

Tongue Cancer Survivor and Basketball Legend Donnie Walsh Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings Scheduled at Mount Sinai Health System
7-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Keeping Kidney Stones Away: Doctors from the Mount Sinai Health System Discuss Risk Factors for Kidney Stones and Tips for Preventing Them

March is Kidney Awareness month, and physicians from the Mount Sinai Health System are available to discuss risk factors associated with kidney stones and ways to prevent them.
4-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

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